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2017-2018 General Catalog
University of Utah
   
 
    
 
  Dec 14, 2017
 
2017-2018 General Catalog

Middle East Studies, B.A. - Persian Emphasis


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Major Requirements for Middle East Studies


Middle East Studies
www.mec.utah.edu
Carolyn Tanner Irish Humanities Building Room 210
801-581-6101
international-area-studies@utah.edu

Minimum Degree Hours: 122
Minimum Major Hours: 33

Graduation Requirements

  • All courses must be completed with a grade of C or better.

Honors in Middle East Studies

Students seeking an HBA in Middle East Studies must complete:

Upper Division Area Studies Courses


Complete 18 credits of Middle East Studies 3000+ level courses

  • See approved courses list on the Middle East Studies website.

Signature Experience


Complete 3 credits through a Middle East Studies’ relevant internship, study abroad, research course, Model Arab League, or Honors thesis. Must be pre-approved by an International & Area Studies advisor.

Emphasis Requirements for Persian


Complete the following requirements. See advisor for acceptable equivalencies.

OPI


Complete the Oral Proficiency Interview (OPI). See the Middle East Studies website for more information.

Sample 4-yr Degree Plan


Note: This is just a sample. Log into My Degree Dashboard (in CIS) and meet with your academic advisor to fit a program of study with your academic record.

First Year


Fall Semester


  • PERS 1010 - Beginning Persian I 4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (WR2) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QA) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s) - check for possible MES course
Total Hours: 13

Spring Semester


  • PERS 1020 - Beginning Persian II 4 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (AI) 3 Credit(s)
  • General Education - (QB) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (DV) 3 Credit(s) - check for possible MES course
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16

Second Year


Fall Semester


Total Hours: 16

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 16

Third Year


Fall Semester


  • PERS 3010 - Third Year Persian - Language & Culture 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (CW) 3 Credit(s)
  • Bachelor Degree - (IR) 3 Credit(s) - if not doing U of U study abroad or global internship, check for possible MES course
  • General Education - (BF) 3 Credit(s) - check for possible MES course
  • MES Upper Division 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


Total Hours: 15

Fourth Year


Fall Semester


  • MES Upper-Division 6 Credit(s)
  • Upper-Division General Elective Hours 6 Credit(s)
  • General Elective Hours 3 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 15

Spring Semester


  • Upper-Division General Elective Hours 8 Credit(s) - or number of credits that remain
  • General Elective Hours 8 Credit(s)
Total Hours: 16